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Ireland vs Scotland at Carrickmines

The Croquet Association of Ireland are at home to the Scottish Croquet Association this coming weekend, 16th-17th May at Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club to contest the Appleton Trophy.
Spectators are most welcome. If you would like to follow the progress of the match and cannot be there, you can follow the results on

Championships Entry forms available

The entry forms for the Championships of Co Dublin and the Championships of Ireland are now available. Click on the link above in the Special Notices for full details of these open events.

USA vs Ireland Team selection

We are pleased to announce the official Ireland team selection for the USA vs Ireland Nantucket Challenge from the 20-23rd of August.

Entries for Golf Croquet European Championships

If any Irish players wish to be considered for the 2015 FEC Golf Croquet European Championship please contact Andrew Johnston or Joe McGowan before Sunday 1st March.
If there are any other competitions you would like to be considered for, please also let Joe or Andrew know.

John Solomon dies aged 82

It is with regret that we learned of the death of John Solomon, one of the greatest croquet players ever.

The obituary in The Telegraph will explain his significance to the game of croquet…

The communication from the World Croquet Federation reads as follows:

Dear All,

It is with great regret that I have to inform you that John Solomon, one of croquet’s all-time greats, died last week at the age of 82.

CAI AGM on 29th Sept.

The 29th A.G.M. will be held at Carrickmines C.&L.T.C. at 7p.m. on Monday, 29th of September. Written notice has already been circulated. Should anyone have been omitted from the mailing, please tell us at, and we will send you your copy of the agenda and financial report.

Irish Golf Croquet Championship Result

Simon Williams (Carrickmines) won the 2014 Golf Croquet Championship, played at Carrickmines, with the disappointingly low entry of 10 (with room for 32). Of the strongest players, Jack Clingan, Robert Barklie and former champions Fred Rogerson and Ronan Rogerson were missing. Those who attended enjoyed many competitive games in the bright sunshine.